BJP leader among three killed in road accident in Uttar Pradesh

11 August 2018, 10:59 PM
BJP leader among three killed in road accident in Uttar Pradesh (Representational Image)
BJP leader among three killed in road accident in Uttar Pradesh (Representational Image)

Three people, including a BJP leader, were killed in neighbouring Hamirpur district on Saturday when their vehicle collided with a private bus, police said.

At least 24 people sustained serious injuries in the accident, they said.

Superintendent of Police, Hamirpur, Ajay Kumar Singh said the accident took place in the Bharua Sumerpur area of Hamirpur in the evening.

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Shailendra Shukla (49), regional vice-president of BJP’s Kanpur-Bundelkhand region, along with two others died on the spot, he said.

The injured have been hospitalised, Singh added.

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey has expressed grief over the demise of Shukla, a party spokesperson said.

First Published: Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:53 PM
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